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Du V. Nguyen, M.D., M.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 593-7911

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Settings

Hospital Medicine, Surgery


“Since I grew up in a remote rural village, I understand the need for access to good health care in rural areas. I am committed to providing great surgical care for everyone.”

Areas of Expertise

• General surgery
• Colorectal cancer
• Anorectal diseases
• Breast cancer
• Hernias
• Biliary diseases

I chose this field because I enjoy treating the variety of diseases that I encounter as a general surgeon. These conditions range from relatively simple to complex. I treat anorectal diseases including hemorrhoids, abscesses, fissures and fistulas, abdominal and groin hernias, gallbladder diseases, varicose veins, pneumothorax and empyema. In addition, I provide treatment and cancer management options for colorectal, skin and soft tissue, breast and thyroid cancers.

My patients can depend on me to be highly skilled in hand-assisted laparoscopic colon resection for diverticulitis or cancer, laparoscopic inguinal and hiatal hernia repair, fundoplication and large ventral hernia repair with component separation. I also perform video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery for lung biopsies, pneumothorax or empyema, as well as vein ablation and varicose vein stripping, AV fistula for dialysis access and port placement for chemotherapy. Plus, I do temporal artery biopsies for giant cell arteritis and muscle biopsies.

I believe in giving my patients the best care available and treating them as if they are my family members – with dignity and respect. To best serve my diverse patient base, I am fluent in English and Vietnamese and am proficient in Spanish.




    MD | Tulane University School of Medicine

    Post-doctoral Training & Residency

    07/01/2015 - 06/25/2019
    Residency in Surgery (General Surgery) at Bassett Medical Center

    06/26/2014 - 06/30/2015
    Internship in Surgery (General Surgery) at Bassett Medical Center